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HER Number:MDV26591
Name:Pillow Mound at Smallacombe Rocks, Ilsington

Summary

Pillow mound visible on aerial photogtraph to the south of Smallacombe Rocks likely to be associated with the Post Medieval quarrying activity

Location

Grid Reference:SX 756 781
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument 1002531: Settlement on Smallacombe Rocks
  • SHINE: Earthworks of a Bronze Age parallel reave system with three main east-west boundary works, an enclosure hut circles and cairns, a medieval enclosure, a pillow mound, an area of post-medieval tin pits and a post-medieval field system on Haytor Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/157
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLOW MOUND (XVII to XIX - 1700 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Pillow mound visible on aeial photograph.


Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, Figure 3 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Feature shown as a small earthwork in the centre of the south-western enclosure at Smallacombe Rocks Prehistoric settlement.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Shown as a small oval feature aligned north-west to south-east on aerial photograph to the south of Smallacombe Rocks.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85383 ]
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. Figure 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV26623Related to: Prehistoric Parallel Reave System east of Smallacombe Rocks (Monument)
MDV8055Related to: Prehistoric Settlement at Smallacombe Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Aug 5 2016 10:33AM